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Why can't the Fed lower interest rates below zero?

Ben Bernake said today that he can't lower interest rates further because they can't be lowered below zero. IIUC benchmark interest rates are determined by what someone is willing to pay in an ...
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What is the opposite of Economic Bubble? [closed]

A deflationary event or.. ? Also, I'm interested in seeing if it's as negative as a bubble or it has positive effects.